Chris Lee wins the MTV EMA Worldwide Act！
Chinese pop singer, songwriter and actress Chris Lee (Li Yuchun) won the award for Best Worldwide Act at the 2013 MTV European Music Awards (EMA) gala held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on November 10, 2013.
This year's award ceremony attracted top performers and celebrities from all over the world, including Eminem, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus.
More than 100 nominees from across the world battled it out for this year's Worldwide Act Award, the most heated competition of the EMAs. As the only Chinese nominee, Lee outdid superstar Justin Bieber and other nine famous singers worldwide with a total of more than 100 million global votes.
29-year-old Lee was crowned champion of the 2005 edition of "Super Girl," a nationwide singing competition. Her first album "Queen and Dreams" (2006) reached sales numbers of 1.37 million. Since her debut, she has released seven top-selling albums, 52 No.1 singles and three films. Time Magazine has named Lee the "Asian Hero" and "Icon of Chinese Pop Culture."
Dressed in a white blouse and shiny beaded black jacket, Lee received her award wearing a confident smile on her face. In her acceptance speech, she expressed her gratitude to the event's organizers and her fans and those people who love Chinese music.
“Thank you MTV. Thank you, all my fans. Thank you all the people who love Chinese music. Enjoy the night, enjoy the music. I love you! Thank you very much!” Lee said on the stage after accepting the trophy.
The MTV European Music Awards is one of the top international pop music awards. All the EMAs are selected by MTV networks' worldwide viewers.